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The Watercooler is PrideStaff's blog covering trends and tips for successfully managing issues in the workplace, such as: retention, employee engagement, and interviewing.

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Don't Look Desperate! Avoid Branding Yourself as a Desperate Job Seeker

Posted in Job Search Tips,

"I really need this job." "I'll take any job – I just have to get to work!" "Pleeease hire me." Do you use tactics like these when you interview? Probably...
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Deal with it, Rookie! What to expect and how to prepare for being a new hire.

Posted in Career Best Practices

You got the job – congratulations! You should be thrilled, right? So why are you feeling so nervous? Logically, you may wonder about your new work environment; your new boss;...
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Asking Good Questions Just Might Land You the Job

Posted in Career Best Practices

A job interview can be extremely intimidating. Preparing properly, however, can greatly increase your confidence! If you're like most job seekers, you probably think of the "usual suspects" when it...
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Picking Up New Skills Through Temp Jobs

Posted in Career Best Practices

Struggling to find work? Stuck in a dead-end job? Want to "level up" in your chosen field? Temp jobs may be a great option! According to the American Staffing Association,...
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Send Out a Career SOS

Posted in Career Best Practices, Job Search Tips

Stuck in a job that's "just paying the bills?" Bored at work? Ready for a job change, but afraid to make a switch? You may be stuck in a proverbial...
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How to Spend the First 15 Minutes of Your Work Day

Posted in Career Best Practices, Management Best Practices

The first 15 minutes of your work morning can set the tone for the entire day. Here are 4 steps to get off to a more productive start. Ever get...
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